Is Obama the youngest president we have ever had?

Answer Obama is not the youngest man to have served as United States President. That was Theodore Roosevelt, who became president at the age of 42, after the assassination of William McKinley. Theodore Ro... Read More »

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Is Barack Obama the youngest president elected?

Barack Obama was not the youngest man elected president. John F. Kennedy was 43 when he was elected, and Obama was 47. The youngest president in the nation's history was Theodore Roosevelt, who too... Read More »

Did President Obama ever serve his country?

What job did Barack Obama have before he was president?

Before becoming the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama held two other political positions. From 1997 to 2004, Obama was an Illinois state senator. He was elected to the United States... Read More »

How many African-Americans ran for U.S. president before President Obama?

Before Barack Obama became the first African-American to be elected president, six other African-Americans entered presidential races. Black candidates, including Shirley Chisholm, Jesse Jackson, C... Read More »